GretagMacbeth GE Launch CCM Programs

CCM Silver, CCM Gold and CCM Platinum are three new corporate color management (CCM) programs
launched jointly by Switzerland-based GretagMacbeth and General Electric (GE) ColorXpressSM
Services, Pittsfield, Mass.The programs are designed to help customers reduce costs and
time-to-market issues by collaborating with industry experts to manage and improve color
communications throughout the supply chain.Key elements offered by the CCM programs include:
standards development; standards ordering and distribution via a customized Web page;
pre-production and production part auditing; color consulting, training and education; controlled
lighting and measurement devices; Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) consulting, a GE Six
Sigma program; and monthly reporting and communication to the supply chain. Customers may also
select items a carte to create specific programs to fulfill general needs.

November 2001